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Is Lauretta Lamptey Qualified to be CHRAJ Commissioner?

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Comment: Specific reason/s for disappointment

Author:
Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK
Date:
2014-09-20 13:58:16
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Re: Is Lauretta Lamptey Qualified to be CHRAJ Comm

Kakraba Cromwell, It would have been useful if you had given specific reason/s for the article lacking in depth substance.

I quoted the legal mandate of CHRAJ and related them to Lauretta Lamptey's actions and omissions and concluded that in my view she violated the mandate (act of corruption and misappropriation of public funds) and therefore unsuitable to be CHRAJ Commissioner. I also quoted the constitutional criteria for the appointment of CHRAJ Commissioner and concluded that by her CV ("not less than twelve years' standing as a lawyer”) and by her actions and omissions, she did not meet the criteria ("of high moral character and proven integrity") to have been appointed CHRAJ Commissioner. Are these not sufficient analysis to justify my conclusions?

My objectives for posting articles among others, is for readers to challenge my analysis, views and conclusions and for those who disagree with me to briefly put alternative analyses, views and conclusions. It does not help to just say that you are disappointed for lack of the depth of substance.

In the end you agreed that she should resign for bad publicity. Are you sure the only reason she should resign is the bad publicity and not her poor judgement, potential act of corruption and misappropriation of public funds, dishonesty, etc? Are you suggestion that even if she is innocent of all what she being accused of, for the mere reason of bad publicity she should resign? That is interesting because when I have gone beyond that to provide evidence based arguments on why she should not be CHRAJ Commissioner, you are disappointed.

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Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK on Sep 20, 2014 13:58
Specific reason/s for disappointment